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Kirsty MacColl (1959–2000)


English songwriter and singer Kristy MacColl had hits with such albums as "Kite" (1989), "Titanic Days" (1994) and "Tropical Brainstorm" (2000). Her first hit as a songwriter was "They Don't Know" for Tracey Ullman in 1983. Her trademark style is a sharp wit allied to strong melodies. Her work combines these with Cuban and Brazilian rhythms, ... See full bio »

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(age 41) in Cozumel, Mexico

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Run All Night Soundtrack
(2015)
P.S. I Love You Soundtrack
(2007)
Adore Soundtrack
(2013)
I Want You Soundtrack
(1998)

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 2021 Ein Liebhaber für drei (writer: "In These Shoes") (post-production)
 2017-2019 Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Best of 2019 (2019) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 20 December 2017 (2017) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2019 The Sara Cox Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- At Christmas 1 (2019) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2019 Doom Patrol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cyborg Patrol (2019) ... (writer: "They Don't Know")
 2019 Cuck (writer: "They Don't Know" - as Kirsty Anna MacColl)
 2017 Cannonball (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Cannonball (2017) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2017 Tattoo Fixers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tattoo Fixers at Christmas (2017) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
  Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Love Stories (2016) ... (performer: "They Don't Know" - uncredited) / (writer: "They Don't Know" - uncredited)
  Fresh Meat (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Episode #4.3 (2016) ... (performer: "They Don't Know" - uncredited) / (writer: "They Don't Know" - uncredited)
 2015 Sounds of the 80s (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2015 Christmas Special with Kim Wilde (2015) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - as The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl)
 2015 Run All Night (performer: "Fairytale of New York")
 2015 EastEnders: Back to Ours (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shane Richie & Jessie Wallace (2015) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2015 The End of the Tour (writer: "They Don't Know")
 2014 Peter Andre's Xmas Extravaganza Top 50 (TV Special) (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - as Pogues & Kirsty MacColl)
 2014 Kirstie's Handmade Christmas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Norway (2014) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2013 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Christmas Haunting (2013) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2013 Our Nixon (Documentary) (writer: "They Don't Know" (listed as "They Don't Know About Us"))
 2013 Adore (performer: "In These Shoes") / (writer: "In These Shoes")
 2012 Tracy Beaker Returns (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Goodbye Tracy Beaker (2012) ... (performer: "Days")
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Fairytale of New York")
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 9 episodes, 2000 - 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Episode dated 22 December 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 21 December 2004 (2004) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 28 October 2002 (2002) ... (performer: "In These Shoes" - uncredited) / (writer: "In These Shoes" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 21 December 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 11 December 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2011 Kirstie's Handmade Britain (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kirstie's Handmade Christmas (2011) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2010 Misfits (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special (2010) ... (performer: "Fairytale Of New York")
 2009 Angela and Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.29 (2009) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York")
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.64 (2009) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York")
 2007 P.S. I Love You (performer: "Fairytale of New York")
 2007 If It Ain't Stiff (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "They Don't Know")
 2007 Hotel Babylon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2007) ... (performer: "Fairytale Of New York")
 2006 Folk Britannia (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Between the Wars (2006) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2005 The Story of Fairytale of New York (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Fairytale of New York")
 2005 Kinky Boots (performer: "In These Shoes" (1999)) / (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999))
  Any Time Now (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes, 2002) (writer - 6 episodes, 2002)
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... (performer: "In These Shoes" (1999)) / (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999))
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... (performer: "In These Shoes" (1999)) / (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999))
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... (performer: "In These Shoes" (1999)) / (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999))
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (performer: "In These Shoes" (1999)) / (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999))
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (performer: "In These Shoes" (1999)) / (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999))
 2002 Teachers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (2002) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Agony and the Ex-tacy (2001) ... (performer: "In These Shoes")
 2001 If I Should Fall from Grace: The Shane MacGowan Story (Documentary) (performer: "Fairy Tale of New York")
 1999 Beautiful People (performer: "Sail Away")
 1998/I I Want You (performer: "Don't Come The Cowboy With Me Sonny Jim") / (writer: "Don't Come The Cowboy With Me Sonny Jim")
 1997 Never Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Merry Mind the Buzzcocks (1997) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 1997 Picture Perfect (performer: "They Don't Know") / (writer: "They Don't Know")
 1996 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Christmas Lunch Incident (1996) ... (performer: "Fairytale Of New York" - uncredited)
 1996 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series) (writer: "They Don't Know" ("Tracey Takes On..." Main Title Theme) - as MacColl)
 1995 The Adventures of Mole (TV Movie) (performer: "Busy Life", "Long Ago")
 1995 Mad Love (performer: "As Long As You Hold Me")
 1991 The Ghosts of Oxford Street (TV Movie) (performer: "Fairytale of New York")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 1981 - 1991) (writer - 2 episodes, 1981 - 1991)
- Episode dated 6 June 1991 (1991) ... (performer: "Walking Down Madison") / (writer: "Walking Down Madison")
- Christmas 81 (1981) ... (performer: "There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis") / (writer: "There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis")
- Episode dated 25 June 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis")
 1990 Red Hot and Blue (TV Movie) (performer: "Miss Otis Regrets/ Just One Of Those Things")
 1990 French and Saunders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Sound of Music (1990) ... (performer: "Fifteen Minutes")
 1988 She's Having a Baby (performer: "You Just Haven't Earned It Yet Baby")
 1986 Women in Rock (Video documentary) (writer: "They Don't Know" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Kite," Virgin Records See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pogues & Kirsty MacColl
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

She had two sons with her ex-husband, Steve: Jamie and Louis Lillywhite. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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